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Justin Krebs

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Analysis | Obama's Flat, Romney Fibs: The First Debate That Wasn't

Thursday, October 04, 2012

The much-anticipated first presidential debate Wednesday night didn’t feature the zingers or gotcha moments that media pundits zero in on and focus coverage around. But Obama brought no energy. And Romney countered by bringing no facts.

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Opinion: Just Who Is Chris Christie Campaigning For?

Monday, October 01, 2012

Either Christie is calculating his impact for four years from now rather than four weeks, or he's just a loose cannon.

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Opinion: Not So Fast, Big Money is STILL Ruining our Democracy

Friday, September 28, 2012

Despite the Obama campaign's dire warnings, most believed that an incumbent would be able to raise the money he needed to stay competitive. In Senate and Congressional races, though, that won't be the case.

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Opinion: On Global Stage, Romney Again Shows He's An Arms-Length Kind of Guy

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

I have strong feelings about Mitt Romney. Nevertheless, I was eager to see him speak at the Clinton Global Initiative Tuesday morning. What I saw didn't make me think more or less of him, but did make me feel more strongly that he's not ready to be our representative to the world.

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Opinion: Could Hillary Clinton Face Elizabeth Warren in 2016?

Monday, September 24, 2012

Two Democratic names - Hillary Clinton and Elizabeth Warren - keep indicating that 2016 could be the year of the woman.

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Opinion: Romney's 47 Percent Comment is Not Obama's "Clinging to Guns"

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

It was a foolish comment Obama made, but it was made with the aim of inclusion. And as president, he has not rallied against guns or religion, hasn't written off large parts of the country, hasn't selected only one kind of American for relief, support and encouragement.

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Opinion: Romney's '47 Percent' Gives Fading OWS a Birthday Present

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

This puts Romney not only in the 1 percent that OWS has been targeting; but in an elite, exclusive top 1 percent of 1 percent of most unfortunate political comments caught on video.

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Opinion: Soda 'Ban' Puts Bloomberg to the Left of Obama on Regulations

Friday, September 14, 2012

This bold, unapologetically regulatory and somewhat nannyish would not be instigated on the federal level by Obama or any president.

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Opinion: Libya Tragedy Reminder of Foreign Policy in 2012 Race

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

These aren't areas where candidates can rail against each other because they aren't topics that can be resolved with an easily chant-able slogan.  So it's safer for both sides to leave them out of the debates.

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Opinion: The Democratic Party Finally Grew Some Stones

Monday, September 10, 2012

Marriage equality. The Dream Act. Reproductive rights. Voter access. These Democrats were bold and certain. They were progressive and passionate.

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DNC Dispatch: Convention Wrap-Up

Friday, September 07, 2012

The current crop of Democrats give good speeches. That's one of the take-away lessons from this week's Democratic National Convention.

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DNC Dispatch: Let's Not Forget the Compromising Bill Clinton

Thursday, September 06, 2012

It might be that the Bush years put in contrast how good the Clinton years were, or that the current Republican Party makes Clinton look out-and-out left-wing by comparison.

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DNC Dispatch: Michelle Obama Caps Rollicking Good Night for Inclusive, Disciplined Dems

Wednesday, September 05, 2012

The convention looks like the America the Obama team describes: diverse, cross-generational, truly a nation inside the hall. And the crowd was ready to cheer for a beloved First Lady who delivered the most passionate and successful speech of the night.

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DNC Dispatch: Obama's Tough Task This Week

Tuesday, September 04, 2012

You want to run on "We can do better," but find yourself chanting, "We can still do even better than the gradual improvements we've already made."

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RNC Dispatch: Paul Ryan Headlines a Night of Whoppers

Thursday, August 30, 2012

Ryan went after Obama's record, which is what this race should be about. And repeats the biggest lie of the night.

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RNC Dispatch: Ann Romney v. Chris Christie on GOP's Softer Side

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Like a blunt instrument, Christie smashed around without much precision and with a lot of pounding. And one of the recipients of that pounding was Ann Romney's whole message.

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Opinion: David Brooks Makes fun of a Romney Who Can't Laugh at Himself

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

People aren't laughing with Romney, because there's no Romney they know and like and believe in to laugh with.

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Opinion: Is Todd Akin the New George Allen?

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

The Missouri representative running for Senate may have just tanked his own campaign more resoundingly than Senator George Allen did in his 2006.

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That's My Issue: Ending Voter Apathy

Monday, August 20, 2012

We - a group of liberal-minded New Yorkers in our mid-20s - couldn't simply end America's folly in Iraq. So what could we accomplish?

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Opinion: Keynote Pick Means the GOP is Shunning Christie

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

But in the Republican Party, the Keynote is your dance partner for the evening, and your VP is the one you go home with at night - and those aren't the same people.

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